Adam's gets back to the land with Henry masterwork

A magnificent painting by Paul Henry will lead Adam's sale in late May - his vivid portrait of rural life, The Potato Diggers.

30th March, 2013
The Potato Diggers by Paul Henry.

A magnificent painting by Paul Henry will lead Adam's sale in late May. Fresh to the market, The Potato Diggers was bought from the artist during the 1930s and has remained in the same family ever since.

What it captures is Henry's white-hot passion during his first year on Achill. While his landscapes document Ireland's natural beauty, here the energy and the drive that sustained the islanders for centuries leap out from the canvas. "I...

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